Bibliography (GW and Va. Books)


George Washington Books:

Achenbach, Joel, The Grand Idea: George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004.

Anderson, Fred, Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, Vintage, New York, 2000.

Andrlik, Todd, Reporting the Revolutionary War. New York: Sourcebooks, Inc., 2012.

Auricchio, Laura. The Marquis. New York: Vintage Books, 2014.

Blumenthal, Stephen, George Washington, Gentleman Warrior. Quercus, New York, 2012.

Branson, Susan, Those Fiery Frenchified Dames, Philadelphia: University of Penn. Press, 2001.

Brown, Stuart, Virginia Baron: The Story of Thomas 6th Lord Fairfax. Chesapeake Book Co., 1965.

Calahan, Charles H., Washington: The Man and The Mason. Memorial Temple Committee of the George Washington National Memorial Association, Alexandria, Va., 1913.

Chadwick, Bruce, George Washington’s War. Sourcebooks, Inc., Napperville, Illinois, 2004.

Chernow, Ron, Washington, A Life. The Penguin Press, New York, 2010.

Clary, David, George Washington’s First War. Simon & Shuster, New York, 2011.

Caroline Cox, A Proper Sense of Honor: Service and Sacrifice in Goerge Washington’s Army. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2007.

Covert, Adrian, Taverns of the American Revolution. San Francisco: Insight Books, 2016/

Dowdey, Clifford. The Virginia Dynasties: The Emergence of ‘King’ Carter and the Golden Age. Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1969.

Ellis, Joseph, His Excellency: George Washington. Vintage, New York, 2005.

Ellis, Joseph, Founding Brothers. Vintage Books, New York, 2000.

Felder, Paula S., Fielding Lewis and the Washington Family: A Chronicle of 18th Century Fredericksburg. The American History Company, Fredericksburg, Va., 1998.

Felder, Paula S., George Washington’s Fredericksburg, The American History Company, Fredericksburg Va., 1988.

Ferling, John, The Ascent of George Washington. Bloomsbury Press, New York, 2009.

Fischer, David Hackett, Washington’s Crossing. Oxford University Press, New York, 2004.

Flexner, James Thomas, Washington: The Indispensible Man. Collins, New York, 1976.

Flexner, James Thomas, George Washington: The Forge of Experience. Little Brown & Company, New York, 1965.

Foster, Dennis, Whipper In, Winchester: Winchester printer, 2005.

Freeman, Douglas Southall, Washington (Seven Volumes). Touchstone, New York, 1968. (Kindle Edition has most of all Seven Volumes.)

Gawalt, Gerard, George Mason and George Washington: The Power of Principle, Create Space, 2012.

Glenn, Justin, The Washington’s: A Family History (6 Volumes), Savas Publishing, El Dorado, Ca., 2014

Hendrickson, Charles, Colonial Social Dancing for Chldren. The Hendrickson Group, 2012.

Henriques, Peter R., Realistic Visionary: A Portrait of George Washington, The University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 2006.

Higgenbothom, Don, George Washington and the American Military Tradition. University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, 1985.

Kilmeade, Brian and Yaeger, Don, George Washington’s Secret Six. Sentinel. Penguin Group, New York, 2013.

Lengel, Edward G., General George Washington. Random House, New York, 2007.

Lengel, Edward G., Inventing George Washington: America’s Founder in Myth & Memory. Harper Collins, E-books, New York.

Levy, Philip, Where the Cherry Tree Grew: The Story of Ferry Farm, George Washingon’s Boyhood Home. St. Martin’s Press, New York.

McCullough, David, 1776. Simon & Schuster, New York, 2005.

Misencik, Paul. George Washington and the Half-King Chief Tanacharison: An Alliance That Began the French and Indian War. McFarland, 2014.

Middlekauff, Robert, Washington’s Revolution: The Making of America’s First Leader. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2015.

Owen, F.M., Soldier & Patriot: The Story of George Washington. Cassell, Petter, & Galpin, New York, 1950.

David Preston, Braddock’s Defeat, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Roberts, Cokie, Founding Mothers, New York: Harper Perrenial, 2005.

Schecter, Barnet, George Washingon’s America. Walker Publishing Company, New York, 2010.

Silverman, Kenneth, A Cultural History of the American Revolution. New York: Columbia University Press. 1987.

Thompson, Mary V., In the Hands of a Good Providence. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 2008.

Wood, Gordon, Revolutionary Characters: What Made The Founders Different. Penguin Books, New York, 2006.

Washington, George, Diaries, The Washington Papers, University of Virginia, Charlottesville Virginia and at The Library of Congress. (Searchable online.)

Colonial Virginia, Anthropology, Sports, Other Books:

Bageant, Joe, Deer Hunting with Jesus. Crown Publishers, New York, 2007.

Beverley, Robert. The History and Present State of Virginia, in Four Parts, 1673-1722. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill.

Goldstein, Warren and Gorn, Elliot, A Brief History of American Sports. University of Urbana Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1993.

Bordewic, Fergus M., Washington, The Making of The American Capital. Harper Collins, New York, 2008.

Bradburn, Douglas & Coombs, John C., Early Modern Virginia: Reconsidering the Old Dominion. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, Va., 2011.

Breen, T.H., Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of the Revolution. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1985.

British Sports & Sportsman, (Hunting Volume in particular), Ravings and Welsh Ltd., London, 1912.

Brown, Kathleen M., Good Wives, Nasty Wenches & Anxious Patriarchs. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1996.

Brown, Stuart, Virginia Baron: The Story of Thomas 6th Lord Fairfax. Chesapeake Book Co., 1965.

Burnaby, Andrew, Travels through the Middle Settlements in North America. T. Payne at the News-Gate, London, 1793.

Carson, Jane, Colonial Virginians at Play, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1989.

Cash, W.J., The Mind of the South, Vintage Books, New York, 1991.

Congdon, Charles, Allegany Oxbow: A History of the Seneca nation, Parks Authority. 1967.

Costa, Margaret with Guthrie, Sharon, Women & Sport. Human Kinetics, Champagne, Il, 1994.

Crookshanks, Barbara and Johnson Virginia, Virginia Horse Racing: Triumphs of the Turf. (The History Press, Williamsburg, Va., 2008), pp. 20-43

Dowdey, Clifford, The Virginia Dynasties. Crown Books, New York, 1960.

Editors, George Washington’s South, U. of Florida Press

Foster, Dennis J., Whipper-in, (With Masters of the Foxhounds Association of America,) Winchester Printers Inc., Winchester, Va., 2005

Fithian, Philip, A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, Va., 1990.

Fontaine, John, An Irish Huguenot Son in Spain and Virginia, 1710-1719, Germanna to Shenandoah. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Va., 1972.

Geertz, Clifford, The Interpretation of Cultures. Basic Books, New York, 1973.

Isaac, Rhys, The Transformation of Virginia, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1999.

Hatch, Charles E., Pope’s Creek Plantation: Birthplace of George Washington. The George Washington Birthplace National Memorial Association, National Parks Service, Washington D.C., 1979.

Horwitz, Tony, A Voyage Long & Strange: Rediscovering the New World, Henry Holt, New York, 2008.

Jones, Hugh, The Present State of Virginia: Giving a Particular and Short Account of the Indian, English, and Negroe Inhabitants of the Colony. J. Clarke, London, 1724.

Knowles, James, The Legends of King Arthur & His Knights, London, UK, 1862.

Mackay-Smith, Alexander, The American Foxhound. The American Foxhound Club, Millwood, Va., 1968. (Chapter III: Colonel Washington’s Hounds.)

Malory, Dalton W., Westmoreland County Virginia Cemeteries. New Papyrus Publishers, Athens, Ga., 2009.

McCullough, David, Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Faimly, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt. Simon & Schuster, 1982. (Kindle Locations 7728-7731 one Teddy’s early days in the badlands.)

Murrin, John et al, Liberty, Equality & Power. Cengage Learning, 6th edition, 2011.

Norman, Fine (ed), The Story of American Foxhunting/A Treasury of Foxhunting, (Chapter IV: Prominent Foxhunters of an Early Day, p 169-179) Rowman & Littlefield Publishing, Lanham, MD

Parker, Kathryn, Winchester. Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, South Carolina, 2006.

Rountree, Helen, The Powhatan Indians of Virginia. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman and London, 1989.

Rajamannar, Shefali, Reading the Animal in the Literature of the British Raj, Palgrave-MacMillan, New York, 2012.

Seneca, The Complete Works of Seneca The Younger. Delphi Classics, New York, 2014.

Struna, Nancy L., People of Prowess: Sport, Leisure, and Labor in Early Anglo-America. University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1996.

Van Winkle Keller, Kate & Hendrickson, Charles Cyril, George Washington: A Biography in Social Dance. The Hendrickson Group, Sandy Hook, Connecticut, 1998.

Washburn Wil and Utley, Robert, Indian Wars, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1977.

Wayland, John W., The Washington’s and Their Homes, Virginia Book Company, Berryville, Va., 1973.

Wolf, Thomas A., Historic Sites of Virginia’s Northern Neck & Essex County. Preservation Virginia, Warsaw, Virginia, 2011.

Wright, Louis B., The Cultural Life of the American Colonies, Harper & Row, New York, 1957.

Zirin, Dave, A People’s History of Sports in the United States, The New Press.

Articles, Pamphlets, and Online:

Booker, Tricia, “Free Rein With: Dennis J. Foster.” The Chronicle of the Horse (online), March, 2015.

Crews, Douglas, Article on Colonial Cockfighting, CW Journal. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. 2008.

Douglas, John, George Washington and Us: Adventures in Berkeley Springs and nearby West Virginia, western Maryland and Virginia. The Morgan Messenger, Berkeley Springs, West Va., 2002.

Erby, Adam, “George Washington’s New Room,” Antiques & Fine Arts Magazine, online at “,” article on his art collection, July 23, 2014

Foster, Dennis, Guidebook & Rules. Masters of the Foxhounds Association of America, Millwood, Va., 2015.

Galke, Laura, “The Mother of the Father of Our Country: Mary Ball Washington’s Genteel Domestic Habits,” Northeast Historical Archaeology, Vol 38, 2009.

Fontaine, John, “The Journal of John Fontaine: An Irish Huguenot Son in Spain and Virginia,” The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Va., 1972.

Gruneau, Richard, Aesthetics and The Politics of Representation: The Making of the Modern English Sport. (on

Howden, Laura, “Is U.S. Safe from Foxhunting Debate?” National Geographic News, May 31, 2002.

Hussain, Shafqat, Sports-hunting, Fairness & Colonial Identity: Collaboration and Subversion in the Northwestern Frontier Region of the British Indian Empire, Dept of Anthropology, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.;year=2010;volume=8;issue=2;spage=112;epage=126;aulast=Hussain

Museum of Polo/ History of Polo:

Quade, Alex, “Monument honors U.S Horse Soldiers…” Article. October, 6, 2011.

Trudel, Marcel, The Jumonville Affair: A French Perspective of the Jumonville Skirmish and the Prelude to the Battle at Fort Necessity. Eastern National, 2002.

Surkamp, Jim, “Mount Vernon Heir Falls, Lee Tells the Child,” Civil War Scholars.

Westmoreland County (Va.) Courthouse files, U.S. Government records. Court filing on behalf of John Washington by Nathaniel Pope.

Yetter, George, “When Blackbeard Scourged the Seas.” Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Journal, Williamsburg, Va., 1992.

Zax, David, “Washington’s Boyhood Home: Archaeologists have finally pinpointed the Virginia house where our first president came of age,” Smithsonian Magazine, September, 2008.


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